John W. Mack Sr. Emma B. Mack

The Ambler Gazette - - OBITUARIES -

-RKn :. 0DFN 6U., 87, RI HDt­fiHOG, GLHG 6DtuUGDy, 2Ft. 13, 2012. He was joined by his wife, Emma B. (Beans) Mack, 86, who died Sun­day, Oct. 14, 2012.

Mr. Mack was born June 25, 1925, in Hat­boro, a son RI tKH ODtH -RVHSK DnG :Ln­centa Mack. A vet­eran of the r.S. Navy, he served his coun­try hon­or­ably dur­ing :RUOG :DU ,, Ln tKH 3DFL­fiF. John at­tended Spring Gar­den In­sti­tute and was a mem­ber RI tKH 6tHDP­fit­tHUV 8nLRn Lo­cal No. 420 for over 50 years, re­tir­ing in 1986. His hob­bies in­cluded sail­ing on the Ch­e­sa­peake, va­ca­tion­ing at the beach and play­ing the or­gan and ac­cor­dion.

Mrs. Mack was born April 4, 1926, in Southamp­ton, a daugh­ter of the late Harry and Ethel Beans. She at­tend- ed Cen­tral Col­lege in Pella, Iowa, and was em­ployed as a su­per­vi­sor with Bell Tele­phone in Philadel­phia. A ded­i­cated home­maker, she loved bak­ing for her fam­ily, es­pe­cially choco­late chip cook­ies, pies and fudge.

The cou­ple is sur­vived by their chil­dren, Janet Smith and her hus­band, Michael, of Lans­dale, John Mack and KLV wLIH, DDLVy, RI :RUFHVter, Barry Mack and his fiDnFéH, 5DTuHO, RI 1RUtK :DOHV DnG -DPHV 0DFN DnG his wife, Patricia, of Blue Bell; 10 grand­chil­dren; and two great-grand­chil­dren. Mr. Mack is sur­vived by his sis­ter He­len Pen­nick of Camp Hill. Mrs. Mack is sur­vived by her brother Allen Beans of Rich­boro; and her sis­ter Florence Cole­man of Doylestown.

The cou­ple was pre­ceded in death by two in­fant grand­chil­dren, Michael and Su­san Smith. Ad­di­tion­ally, he was pre­ceded in death by his brother and sis­ter, and she was pre­ceded in death by four sis­ters and two broth­ers.

sisi­ta­tion will be­gin 9 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 20, 2012, at Huff C Lak­jer Funeral Home, 701 Der­s­tine Ave., Lans­dale, fol­lowed by ser­vices at 10 a.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will be Ln :KLtHPDUVK 0HPRULDO Park.

,n OLHu RI flRwHUV, tKH fam­ily re­quests con­tri­bu­tions to be made in the couSOH’V PHPRUy tR :RunGHG :DUULRU 3URMHFt, 3.2. BRx 758517, Topeka, hS 66675.


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